Sportsman's ORV driving limitations
Due to the breach at Old Inlet, the sportsman's driving area is reduced to approximately 1¼ miles of the beach west of the Wilderness Visitor Center. Required permits may be purchased at this visitor center when staffed, for use through 12/31/2013. More »
New Backcountry Camping procedures
Reservations for required permits must be obtained through Recreation.gov. Due to the breach at Old Inlet, access to both east and west wilderness camping zones must now be from Davis Park or access points west, and involve a 2½ to 10 mile hike. More »
Indulge in a Coastal Kaleidoscope
Immerse yourself in an enchanting collage of coastal life and history. Rhythmic waves, high dunes, ancient maritime forests, historic landmarks and glimpses of wildlife, Fire Island has been a special place for diverse plants, animals and people for centuries. Far from the pressure of nearby big-city life, dynamic barrier island beaches offer both solitude and camaraderie, and spiritual renewal.
The Breach at Old Inlet
National Park Service staff have been tracking the position of breach at Old Inlet since it was created during Hurricane Sandy.Read More
Join a Ranger
Explore the seashore on a ranger-guided tour. Find out what programs and activities are available in the Schedule of Events.Read More
Follow park news and nature notes at Twitter.com/FireIslandNPS, www.facebook.com/FireIslandNPS and www.youtube.com/FireIslandNPSRead More
Explore the Fire Island Wilderness
Less than 60 miles from New York City, this federally-designated wilderness area is small, but offers a taste of solitude and primitive recreation.Read More
Plan Your Field Trip to Fire Island!
Outstanding resources to teach science, math and history in an inspirational setting at an affordable cost. Find out about free Educators' Workshops.Read More
Tour the Fire Island Lighthouse
Climb to the top of the tower for a spectacular view of Fire Island. Marvel at the original first order Fresnel lens now on display below.Read More
Did You Know?
Fire Island National Seashore's Biennial Science Conference provides an opportunity to hear about the current research projects taking place in the park. More...